October 4, 2021
Anonymous Pleasures At No Name Ramen In Kyoto
Superlative ramen restaurants are a dime a dozen in Japan. Standing out from the competition is difficult when there are so many great places around, each with their own modus operandi and signature bowl of noodles.
September 13, 2021
Kyoto After Dark: An Evening Stroll Through Pontocho And Gion
Kyoto is the gently lit canal to Tokyo’s fit-inducing neon—part of its charm for many.
August 13, 2021
Amanohashidate The Bridge To Heaven Near Kyoto
One of the 3 most beautiful views in Japan, Amanohashidate is a pine covered sandbar in the northern coastal part of Kyoto Prefecture.
April 2, 2021
Shugakuin Imperial Villa Where Earth And Sky Meet
Shugakuin Imperial Villa (修学院離宮) in Kyoto is an imperial leisure villa and landscape garden build in the 1700s by Japanese emperor Gomizuno.
March 22, 2021
Sanzen In Temple, Kyoto
Sanzen-in Temple (三千院) is a national treasure and heritage sights located in the village of Ohara, about one hour north of Kyoto by public transport.
March 8, 2021
Daigoji Temple In Kyoto
Daigoji (醍醐寺) is a massive temple complex that extends over an entire mountain side to the southeast of Kyoto.
February 17, 2021
Guide To Visiting Takao, Kyoto
Takao (高雄) is a remote mountain valley about 1 hour north of Kyoto. Famous for its three historic temples and beautiful natural scenery.
February 4, 2021
Guide To The Kyoto National Museum
Dig deep into Japanese culture and history at the Kyoto National Museum, one of the best Kyoto museums for locals and foreign visitors alike.
January 23, 2021
Guide To Higashiyama, Kyoto
Take a walk through the lantern lit alleyways of feudal era Japan with a visit to Higashiyama - one of Kyoto’s best preserved historic districts.
December 1, 2020
Yasaka Shrine In Kyoto
The Yasaka Shrine (八坂神社 Yasaka-Jinja), commonly known as the Gion Shrine for organizing the Gion festival every year.